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Board President (Volunteer)

Dress for Success Northern New Jersey - 10 Counties


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Dress for Success Northern New Jersey - 10 Counties (DFSNNJ) is seeking its next Board President (volunteer opportunity) for a 2 - year term. The mission of DFSNNJ is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.  The President serves as the primary leader of the Board and ensures effective relationships between the Board, the Executive Director (ED), staff and other key stakeholders. He/She is responsible to uphold the organization’s by-laws, policies and procedures, financial and legal affairs, and strategic plan. 

KEY TASKS PERFORMED:

· Leads the organization in strategic planning and annual goals.

· Drive key results in fundraising by leveraging personal and professional contacts and relationships into fundraising opportunities.

· Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the Board and staff to ensure open communication 

· Works directly with and provides support to the Executive Director and committees

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

· Bachelor’s Degree requested, Preferred area in Leadership, Business Management

· 5+ years of experience in a Leadership capacity leading organizations and/or large teams

· Experience in a non-profit setting requested but not mandatory

· Proven track record in achieving financial goals and producing results in either a for or non- profit organization 

· Strong communication skills requested; This is the primary leadership role that will require strong verbal skills and ability to present in a setting of 10+ individuals

· Demonstrate a high level of intellectual curiosity and a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches to solving problems

· Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

· Personal Qualities of:

· integrity

· credibility

· ethics

· sensitivity to and tolerance of differing views

· a passion for improving the lives of Dress for Success’ clients

· a genuine concern for the organization’s continued growth

Time Commitment:

10-15 hours weekly (estimate only) - Includes monthly Board meetings; additional time required for committee work and other board commitments

Company's website:

· https://northernnj.dressforsuccess.org/

Interest candidates are encouraged to send their resume to:  HR_MGR@dfsnorthernnj.org

 

Dress for Success Northern New Jersey - 10 Counties (DFSNNJ) is seeking its next Board President (volunteer opportunity) for a 2 - year term. The mission of DFSNNJ is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of…

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Location

Madison, NJ

How to Apply

Interest candidates are encouraged to send their resume to:  HR_MGR@dfsnorthernnj.org

Interest candidates are encouraged to send their resume to:  HR_MGR@dfsnorthernnj.org

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